D&K Difference Content

D & K Powder Coating is an 25,000 square foot facility with state of the art equipment. We can accommodate any size part up to 16′ wide, 12′ high and 45′ long in a custom built Col-Met Batch Oven. We feature a Col-Met Paint Booth and GEMA paint application systems.

 

D&K Scope:

D&K Powder Coating has based its business model and strategic plan by being a provider of custom paint applications from one piece runs to production level requirements.  Providing all interested parties internally and externally a quality product that meets or exceeds the established requirements set forth by customers, suppliers, regulatory, statutory and special requirements as needed.

 

 

D&K Quality Policy:

  1. Determine, review and improve all relevant issues internally and externally
  2. Monitor all process performance goals
  3. Continuous improvement of Processes, Product & Suppliers

Accomplishments:

  • ISO 9001:2008 Certified and Registered
  • Proudly donated various powder coating to Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota
  • Sponsor of FIRST Robotics Team 3018 Nordic Storm
  • Powder coated many large designer staircases for Linder Enterprises
  • We provide powder coating services to many commonly known commercial and industrial companies.

Owners

Dana & Kathy Schnepf

Owners

  • Management and business owners for over 25 years.
  • Enjoy traveling and attending shows in their spare time.
  • Reside in North Mankato, MN.

Management Team

Ben Schnepf

General Manager

  • 8 years in production, auto body, automotive and industrial finishing experience.
  • 3 years in powder coat experience.
  • Likes to go target shooting when he’s not at work.
  • Resides in Janesville, MN.

Randy Johnson

Production Manager

James Johnson JR

Assistant Manager

  • Resides in Mankato with his wife, Stevie and dogs; Murphy, Lola, Kaya and Rudy.
  • Very active and enjoys bicycling, kayaking and jogging.
  • Prior powder coating experience.

Torrance Day

Sales/Project Manager

Mary Murphy

Office Manager

Tasha Holstein

HR/Office Assistant

Painters and Production Team

Ben Snyder

Production, Painter

  • Has a degree in Automotive Collision Technology.
  • 20 years of coating experience.
  • Likes to go ice fishing and spending time with his son, Dylan.
  • Lives in North Mankato, MN.

Dylan Miller

Production

Brennan Kelly

Production

Rick Black

Painter

  • 9 years powder coating experience.
  • 4 years liquid paint experience.
  • Enjoys camping, hunting, fishing and motorcycle riding.
  • Lives in Pemberton, MN.

Blayne Christensen

Production

Bradley Donovan

Production

  • Full time student in the Mechtronics program at South Central College.
  • Mentor for the 2015 Nordic Storm Robotics Team.
  • At home in North Mankato, MN.

Fred Lange

Paint Supervisor

Kim Thomas

QA, Shipping/Receiving

  • Holds a degree in Medical Assisting
  • Enjoys traveling
  • Likes spending time with family, friends and her pets
  • Lives in St Peter with son, Brayden

Keith Westphal

Maintenance

  • Likes to hunt, fish, shoot darts
  • Enjoys sprint car racing
  • Extensive welding and fabrication experience
  • Lives in St Peter, MN

Bruce Robeck

Production

Justin Turtle

Painter

  • Enjoys hunting and fishing
  • Likes to go kayaking and rocking climbing
  • Lives in Mankato, MN

Charlie Bartusek

Production

  • Mankato State Student
  • Lives in New Prague

Jay Kendall

Painter

Toren Viland

Production

Shane Martin

Production